Office of Rural Programs

Apply to RUOP


The RUOP Summer 2024 application opens December 1st, 2023 and closes January 4th, 2024 (at 11:59PM Pacific). There is no benefit to submitting an application early; please fill out the application thoroughly and provide ample details in your responses. This information will be forwarded to the Placement Coordinators and our team will do our best to match you with your preferences. Please note that no exceptions will be made for late applications.


General RUOP Application: Student Application (


TRUST RUOP/WRITE Application: TRUST Student Application (


IMPORTANT: Before submitting your application, make sure to click on the “Save and Return Later” button to generate a URL link. This link will allow you to return to your saved application (even after submission) if you need to update your responses before the application closes. Even if you do not think you will make any updates, we STRONGLY recommend clicking on the “Save and Return Later” button as Rural Programs Staff will be unable to edit your submitted responses or pull up your survey for editing once submitted. 


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If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the Office of Rural Programs at